Fully updated and packed with new material, the second edition of Thesis and Dissertation Writing in a Second Language is the ideal guide for non-native speaker students and their supervisors working on writing a thesis or dissertation in English.
Considering the purposes of thesis and dissertation of writing alongside writer/reader relationships, this book uses accessible language and practical examples to discuss issues that are crucial to successful thesis and dissertation writing. This edition offers:
Suitable for students from all disciplines, Thesis and Dissertation Writing in a Second Language is essential reading for non-native speaker students looking to complete a thesis or dissertation in English.
Acknowledgments; Author Biographies; List of tables, figures and boxes; 1 Introduction; 2 Becoming a researcher in a global world; 3 Issues in thesis and dissertation writing in English as a second language; 4 Writing a research proposal; 5 The overall shape of theses and dissertations; 6 Writing the introduction; 7 Writing the background chapters; 8 Writing the methodology chapter; 9 Writing the results chapter; 10 Writing discussions and conclusions; 11 Writing the abstract and acknowledgements sections; 12 Publishing from a thesis or dissertation; 13 Resources for thesis and dissertation writing; References; Index